HistoryNotes-1-12-06 - History Notes - 1/12/06 * 250...

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History Notes - 1/12/06 * 250 Members - 40 Years of Age or older - Council of Ancients - Upper House * Executive Branch - 5 Directors * Voters could only elect electors to elect directors * French Expansionism * French have invaded and occupied Nederlands * French Armies - conquered Alps and Austrians gaining control of Italy * Banner of Liberalism * French Generals set up shop in conquered territories * French and their foreign - whips up Nationalism and National resistance * Radical Groups within Revolution - Significant Royalist Agitation - Restore the Monarchy * Protests from people who advocate bringing back the Bourbon kings * Royalist agitation outside the meeting hall prompted the government to call a military officer to protect the meeting - Bonaparte - Did not hesitate to fire into the crowd - saw opportunity - Bonaparte was a Corsican - from Corsica - an island controlled by the French * The Political right and the political left would be represented * Group (cult group) - Conspiracy of Equals - Leader - Gracchus Babeuf - Wanted to overthrow
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HistoryNotes-1-12-06 - History Notes - 1/12/06 * 250...

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